- Systematic review: computed tomography and ultrasonography to detect acute appendicitis in adults and adolescentsTeruhiko Terasawa
San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
Ann Intern Med 141:537-46. 2004..Although clinicians commonly use computed tomography or ultrasonography to diagnose acute appendicitis, the accuracy of these imaging tests remains unclear...
- Optimizing the interpretation of CT for appendicitis: modeling health utilities for clinical practiceC Craig Blackmore
Department of Radiology and Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 3:115-21. 2006..In this report, the authors demonstrate how the optimal interpretation of appendiceal computed tomography (CT) can be determined and how it varies in different clinical scenarios...